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Get a degree in any area that you are interested in. It doesn't have to be directly related to sociology or Law. Apply to become a member of the Garda Reserve Gather life experience by travelling before you join.

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16 New Jobs with PhoneWatch

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16 New Jobs with PhoneWatch

Friday, January 15, 2016 

16 New Jobs with PhoneWatch

Home security firm PhoneWatch is to expand its operations in Ireland creating 16 jobs. 

PhoneWatch is the leading provider of residential and business security systems in Ireland. The company said the jobs will be created with the appointment of a team of business development managers bringing PhoneWatch’s staff numbers in Ireland to more than 300.

Comprehensive training is offered to all new employees with opportunities to develop and progress through the company wherever possible. 

PhoneWatch currently have a number of job vacancies advertised online including: 

  • Sales Representatives (Nationwide) 
  • Business Development Manager (Multiple Locations) 

For full details on all vacancies click here

PhoneWatch currently employs people across its 12 regional offices and head office in the areas of sales, field engineering, monitoring and other positions.


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